/eks’ee/ or /eek’see/ or /E-X-E/ An executable binary file. Some operating systems (notably MS-DOS, VMS, and TWENEX) use the extension .EXE to mark such files. This usage is also occasionally found among Unix programmers even though Unix executables don’t have any required suffix.
[ek-see-at] /ˈɛk siˌæt/ noun 1. permission granted by a bishop to a priest to leave the diocese. 2. British. official permission for a student to be absent from a college or university. /ˈɛksɪət/ noun (Brit) 1. leave of absence from school or some other institution 2. a bishop’s permission for a priest to leave his […]
- Exec 2
1. A scripting language produced by IBM in the late 1970s. Superseded by REXX. [SC24-5219, “Virtual Machine/System Product EXEC 2 Reference”]. [Successor to EXEC 1? With or without a space?] 2. An archaic operating system from UNIVAC. By about 1980 it had been replaced by EXEC 8. [Dates? Did EXEC 3 to EXEC 7 exist?] […]
- Exec 8
operating system Unisys’s operating system from about 1980 to 2000, by which time it was a dying breed with Unisys moving to Windows NT and Unix. [Was 8 the successor to EXEC 2?] (2000-08-06)
[ek-si-kruh-buh l] /ˈɛk sɪ krə bəl/ adjective 1. utterly detestable; abominable; abhorrent. 2. very bad: an execrable stage performance. /ˈɛksɪkrəbəl/ adjective 1. deserving to be execrated; abhorrent 2. of very poor quality: an execrable meal adj. late 14c., from Old French execrable, from Latin execrabilis/exsecrabilis “execrable, accursed,” from execrari/exsecrari (see execrate). Related: Execrably.